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Line Hvidberg defended her PhD dissertation about awareness and beliefs about cancer and barriers to healthcare seeking in the general Danish population on February 20th 2017 at Aarhus University. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo.

2017.02.22 | Research, CAP, CAP

Awareness and beliefs about cancer and barriers to healthcare seeking charted in new PhD dissertation

Most people know many of the symptoms of cancer and will quickly contact their GP if they experience symptoms. This is the conclusion from a new PhD dissertation from CaP, Aarhus University.

2017.02.10 | Grants and awards, Public/Media, External target group

Professor Poul Nissen receives the 2017 Novo Nordisk Prize

Poul Nissen, Professor at Aarhus University, is receiving the 2017 Novo Nordisk Prize for his pioneering studies of the structure and function of ion pumps. Through his research, Poul Nissen has clarified in detail, among other things, how ions and nutrients are transported into and out of cells. This fundamental knowledge is very significant for…

Previous studies have shown that anti-epilepsy medicine may lead to congenital malformations in the foetus and that the use of anti-epilepsy medicine during pregnancy affects the development of the brain among the children. There is still a lack of knowledge in the area about the general health of children who are exposed to anti-epilepsy medicine in foetallife. But this new study is generally reassuring for women who need to take anti-epilepsy medicine during their pregnancy.

2017.02.16 | Research, Health and disease, Academic staff

Anti-epilepsy medicine taken by pregnant women does not harm the child's overall health

Children whose mothers have taken anti-epilepsy medicine during pregnancy, do not visit the doctor more often than children who have not been exposed to this medicine in utero. This is the result of a new study from Aarhus.

In 1997, she became double World Champion at both youth and national team level, and Merete Møller was called one of the biggest talents in Danish women's handball. But the promising career did not last long. At the age of 21 she was already declared to be invalid as a handball player and she has not played since. Today she carries out research into handball injuries and how to prevent them.

2017.02.16 | Research, Public/Media, Department of Public Health

Youth handball players get injured by sudden increases in training volume

With extra training sessions in the sports hall and more matches on the programme, youth handball players risk getting shoulder injuries. This is the result of new research from Aarhus University.

2017.02.09 | Conference, History and achaeology, Academic staff


A conference on the archaeological applications of morphometrics.

2017.02.09 | Research, Public/Media, External target group

New breeding strategy to increase the export of Danish grasses

The best properties from three well-known grasses will be united in new grass varieties. With significantly enhanced performance and high robustness, such grasses will pave the way for Danish export of new varieties that are prepared for future climate and the demand for more biomass.

2017.02.09 | PhD defense, Public/Media, Department of Public Health

[Translate to English:] PH.D.-FORSVAR: LINE HVIDBERG

[Translate to English:] Awareness and beliefs about cancer and barriers to healthcare seeking in the general population

According to Per Mose Nielsen, the technique is simple and most laboratories are already equipped to run the method.

2017.02.09 | Research, Research, Public/Media

New simple method quickly reveals renal injuries

Researchers from Aarhus University have developed a method for diagnosing kidney damage that is both quick and precise. Once the first patients are placed in the scanner, it will not take more than 45 minutes to make a diagnosis.

2017.02.09 | PhD defense, Public/Media, Department of Biomedicine


The role of insertions/deletions in transcription factor binding sites and genomic patterns in schizophrenia

2017.02.09 | PhD defense, PhD students, Department of Biomedicine


Antibacterial and Immunomodulatory properties of Cationic Polypeptides

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